Gramophone, Film, Typewriter is, among other things, a continuation as well as a detailed elaboration of the second part of the author’s Discourse Networks. Gramophone, Film, Typewriter. FRIEDRICH KITTLER translated by DOROTHEA VON MUCKE with the assistance of. SIMILON. Optical fiber networks. Gramophone, Film, Typewriter. Detailed accounts of the ruptures brought about by the differentiation of media and communication technologies. Post-Gutenberg .
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My favorites are the one where a mad scientist exhumes Goethe’s corpse in order to attach his larynx to a gramophone and the tale of the Buribunk diary machine which bears an uncanny resemblance to today’s social networking and blog websites. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read.
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Set up a giveaway. Kittler assaults you with theory, technologies as weapons, and cheesy music. Despite the title, Kittler refers to descendants of Edison’s invention as phonographs, neglecting the relation of Edison’s term to its prior use for shorthand techniques.
The Truth of the Technological World: Fusing discourse analysis, structuralist psychoanalysis, and media theory, gramopyone author adds a vital historical dimension to the current debates over the relationship between electronic literacy and poststructuralism, and the extent to which we are constituted by geamophone technologies.
In any case, the most compelling parts of the book are: Trivia About Gramophone, Film, InKittler received his doctorate in philosophy after a thesis on the poet Conrad Ferdinand Meyer. Essays on the Genealogy of Presence. Fred, I think you might be a little nuts.
Read the sourced stories—ignore the rest. The entire question of referentiality had to be recast in light of these new media technologies; in addition, the use of the typewriter changed the perception of writing from that of a unique kitt,er of a literate individual to that of a sequence of naked material signifiers.
The result is a superficial pastiche of dated secondary sources, hearsay, literature, and technical explanations. Amazon Drive Cloud storage from Amazon.
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I’ll just say In Typesriter, a boisterous and antagonistic Communist poet told me, “I fucking hate Kittler. To read this book is to take a wild ride through philosophy, music, the visual arts, popular culture, engineering, psychoanalysis, the history of science, literature, communication studies, film studies, and more.
Filled with great ideas and fun to read, I highly recommend this book to anyone interested in media studies or critical theory.
The present volume is Kittler’s most accessible work so far, since it is written for expert and general reader alike. Kittler can’t be bothered. Kittlef lieu of an abstract, here is a brief excerpt of the content: AND the other compelling things are the colorful fictions and historical anecdotes he uses sometimes reprinting them wholesale within the text to illustrate this or that point. I enjoyed this, especially his treatment of discourse though I don’t know if I agree with him on some of his points.
Why he is not more of a phenomenon in the academic world is beyond me. Kittler contributes usefully to the issue of the timing of invention, but then claims that home recording on Edison’s cylinders nearly wiped out literary letters as a format p. Gramophone, Film, Typewriter by Friedrich A.
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Mike Hayden rated it it was amazing Nov 23, Contact Contact Us Help. The entire question of referentiality had to be recast in light of these new media technologies; in addition, the use of the typewriter changed the perception of writing from that of a unique expression of a literate individual to that of a sequence of naked material signifiers.
Film is soooooo Explore the Home Gift Guide. Lists with This Book. Previously, writing had operated by way of symbolic mediation—all data had to pass through the needle’s eye of the written signifier—but phonography, photography, and cinematography stored physical effects of the real in the shape of sound waves and light. Amazon Advertising Find, attract, and engage customers. Among Kittler’s theses was his tendency to argue, with a mixture of polemicism, apocalypticism, erudition, and humor, that technological conditions were closely bound up with epistemology and ontology itself.
Previously, writing had operated by way of symbolic mediation—all data had to pass through the needle’s eye of the written signifier—but phonography, photography, and cinematography stor Toward the end of the typewfiter century, the hegemony of the printed word was shattered by the arrival of new media technologies that offered novel ways of communicating and storing data.
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Gramaphone, Film, and Typewriter is a stunning achievement. Gladwell and McKenna are better writers and theorists. Kittler makes sort of good points, but he’s a rampant misogynist which bothered me.
It speaks poorly of academia that this guy is in vogue.